I have rendered academic and professional services encompassing administration and leadership, consultancy, training and facilitation within and outside the university.

Uniquely situated at the intersection between scholarship and practice, I bring a research-informed practice approach to consultancy. I do interdisciplinary research and am adept at translating cutting edge scholarship into practice. Some of my experiences are listed below:

University Administration


  • University Senate, UBD

  • University Research Committee, UBD

  • Research Institutes Management Committee, UBD

  • University Committee for Consultancy and Outside Work, UBD

  • Ministry of Education Evaluation Panel for Government PhD Scholarship, Brunei

  • University Conference Grant and Conference Leave Committee, UBD

  • University Library Committee, UBD

  • Faculty Research Committee, UBD

  • Chair. Faculty Fund Committee, UBD

  • Chair. Faculty Board, UBD

  • Faculty Recruitment and Promotion Committee, UBD

  • University Core Curriculum, SMU

  • Committee for Diversity and Inclusion, SMU

  • School of Social Sciences Admission Interview Panel, SMU

  • SMU Knowledge Force

  • SOSS Search Committee, SMU

  • University Scholars Program Interview Panel, SMU

  • Dean Search Committee, SMU

Board Responsibilities
  • Chair. Academic Advisory Board, Brunei Research Centre, College of ASEAN Studies, Guangxi University for Nationalities, China

  • Board Advisor. EVYD Knowledge Hub, Brunei Darussalam

  • Advisor. Panel of Experts. Catalyse, AWARE, Singapore

  • Honorary Advisor. Multi-Faith and Multicultural Centre, Pure Land Learning College Association Inc., Toowoomba, Australia

  • Editorial Board, Malaysian Journal of Chinese Studies

  • International Editorial Board, Chinese Overseas Review 

  • Board of External Experts. Journal of ASEAN Plus+ Studies

  • ASEAN University Network – Human Rights Education (AUN-HRE), Bangkok

Training and Consultancy



  • Workplace Diversity

  • Multicultural Workforce

  • Cultural Integration

  • Interracial and Interreligious Relations

  • Business Etiquettes in Asia

  • Intercultural Communication

  • Diversity Leadership Development

  • Uncovering Power and Privilege

  • Strategies in Accommodating Differences (race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability)

  • Multicultural Identity Development

  • Creating an Inclusive Environment 

  • Developing Reflexive Leadership




  • King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue.

  • ASEAN: Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program (SEAREP) Foundation, Strengthening Human Rights and Peace Research and Education in ASEAN/SEA (SHAPE-SEA), and ASEAN University Network - Human Rights Education.

  • Singapore: GIC, Caliper, Ministry of Education

  • Brunei: Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Brunei Shell Petroleum, and EVYD Academy